Lynette M. Emery, age 81, of Wisconsin Rapids passed away Friday, May 6, 2022 at her residence with her family by her side.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Timothy Ritter will officiate. Burial will be at South New Hope Lutheran Cemetery in rural Amherst, WI. Visitation for relatives and friends will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services on Wednesday at the church.
Lynette was born July 16, 1940 in Amherst, WI to Johan and Luella (Johnson) Loberg. She graduated from Madison Area Technical College in 1960 with a degree in nursing. She worked as a nurse at Riverview Hospital and Family Heritage Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids until her retirement. After retirement, Lynette continued to care for others as a home health care aid.
Lynette was united in marriage to George Emery on October 15, 1966 at South New Hope Lutheran Church. They were blessed with 48 years of marriage. George passed away in 2014.
Lynette’s life centered around her family and her faith. She loved any family get togethers, especially when they involved camping. She also enjoyed horses and horseback riding. She was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a member of the “Golden Girls” retired nurses’ group.
Lynette is survived by four sons: Dale Emery of Amherst, Kurt Emery of Rudolph, and Todd (Alice) Emery and Joel (Nicole) Emery of Wisconsin Rapids; one daughter, Jacqueline (Leroy) Elyea of Brainard, Minnesota; 13 grandchildren: Ben, Josh, Nick, Adam, Bailey, Blaine, Breanna, Leah, Jordan, Johnathan, Wyatt, Paige, and Ryan; five great-grandchildren; and her beloved cat, Bella. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband George; son Mark; and two brothers, Merlin and Lowell Loberg.
Lynette’s family would like to thank the Aspirus UW Cancer Center doctors and staff, the doctors and staff at Aspirus Riverview Hospital Medical Surgical floor, and St. Croix Hospice for the excellent care she received; Pastor Tim Ritter for his love, prayers and support for the family; Immanuel Lutheran Church Stephen Ministry (especially Marlene Mertens) for being her prayer warriors; and Justin Herman and his team at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home for their professionalism, care and support of the family through this difficult time.
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